Fun Food Facts; bite sized |

Fun Food Facts; bite sized

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Rhubarb is also known as pie plant. Stage and movie directors would have actors repeat the word “rhubarb” over and over to simulate background conversations or mutterings of a surly crowd. Starting with Ingredients

There are about 200 seeds on the outside of a strawberry. One acre of land can produce 50,000 pounds of strawberries. California Strawberry Commission

According to Middle Eastern legend, lovers met beneath pistachio trees in the moonlight to listen for the pistachios cracking open on the branch, which meant good fortune. California Pistachio Commission

“Life is a series of intoxicating states;

Pleasure passes, hangovers remain.”

” proverb inscribed of the wall of Shah Abbas’ wine room in Iran in the 1600s.

The average American eats 140 pounds of potatoes every year. The potato was the first vegetable to be grown in space. US Dept of Agriculture

Americans eat 22 pounds of tomatoes in a year, half of which comes from ketchup and tomato sauce. USDa

Dove Creek, CO is the pinto bean capital of the world.

The aluminum beer can was introduced by Coors of Golden, CO in 1959.

Third Century Romans believed lemons were the antidote to all poison.

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